Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • opening cam/rocker — With desmodromic engines, the cam/rocker responsible for opening the intake or exhaust valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Rocker arm — Generally referred to within the internal combustion engine of automotive, marine, motorcycle and reciprocating aviation engines, the rocker arm is a reciprocating lever that conveys radial information from the cam lobe into linear information at …   Wikipedia

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  • rocker arm — A curved lever that pivots in the middle. One end is attached to the top of the valve stem. In overhead valve engines the other end is attached to the push rod. In some overhead cam engines the other end is attached directly to the camshaft lobe …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Cam-in-block — The cam in block valvetrain layout of piston engines is one where the camshaft is placed within the cylinder block, usually beside and slightly above the crankshaft in a straight engine or directly above the crankshaft in the V of a V engine.… …   Wikipedia

  • rocker arm cover — A metal lid located on top of the cylinder head on vehicles that have valves that are activated by an overhead cam or by rocker arms. See valve cover …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • rocker cam — noun : a cam (as on a rockshaft) with a rocking or reciprocating movement …   Useful english dictionary

  • rocker arm — noun Date: 1851 a center pivoted lever actuated by a cam to push an automotive engine valve down …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rocker arm — /ˈrɒkər am/ (say rokuhr ahm) noun a lever, usually pivoted near its midpoint, used to transmit motion to a valve stem from a cam …  

  • Roller rocker — A roller rocker is a rocker assembly that uses bearings instead of metal sliding on metal.A cam/rocker assembly uses a normal cam, but the rocker has a wheel on the end of it like that of a measuring wheel, which rolls by the use of needle roller …   Wikipedia

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